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Waterfowl festival set in Samburg

Waterfowl festival set in Samburg

Sportsmen will converge on Samburg this weekend for the 22nd annual Reelfoot Lake Waterfowl Festival.
The event will be held at the Eagle Nest Resort Saturday and Sunday from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. each day.
This year’s show will feature many of the nation’s best duck, goose and turkey call makers, in addition to a large number of collectors’ exhibits. Also exhibiting will be vendors specializing in hunting clothes and gear, boating and accessories, duck and goose decoys, wildlife prints, wildlife artists and other waterfowl and hunting-related vendors.
The nationally-sanctioned duck calling competition for the CCAA (Callmakers & Collectors Association of America) Reelfoot Lake Working (Hunting) Call Contest will be held during the festival. Duck callers of all ages and specialties will be able to participate.
A Duck Call and Sporting Collectibles Auction will be held Friday at 6 p.m. at The Eagle’s Nest in Samburg. A meal will begin at 4. Many different types of sporting collectibles and duck calls will be available. The auction proceeds benefit the Reelfoot Lake Callmakers & Collectors, a non-profit, all-volunteer organization.

Published in The Messenger 10.06.11

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